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    Sale 2132

    Important American Silver

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    A THREE-PIECE SILVER COFFEE SERVICE**

    MARK OF REED & BARTON, TAUNTON, 20TH CENTURY

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    A THREE-PIECE SILVER COFFEE SERVICE**
    MARK OF REED & BARTON, TAUNTON, 20TH CENTURY
    Francis I pattern, comprising: a black coffee pot, cream jug and two-handled covered sugar bowl; each baluster and chased with fruit, flowers and foliage, a vacant cartouche on either side of each vessel flanked with cornucopiae and surmounted by a blossom, each leaf-capped handle with foliate joins, the coffee pot handle with ivory insulators, the domed covers with bud finials, each marked under base
    The coffee pot 11½ in. high; 70 oz. 10 dwt. gross weight (3)


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